Lee Badman

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Lee Badman, CWNE #200, currently writes for a number of periodicals and blog sites, including Network Computing, IT Toolbox, SearchNetworking, and others. He also blogs privately at wirednot.wordpress.com. With over 15 years of professional industry analysis under his belt, and twenty-plus years of IT experience in a number of capacities, Lee has been around but is always watching for what comes next. Lee is often active with Interop, as a frequent presenter on wireless topics. He has been the head judge for Best of Interop (wireless and mobility category) and served as the Mobility Track Chair for 2014’s Interop events. Lee also runs Wirednot, LLC, a small but active consulting company.

Lee also teaches networking classes and serves as a Network Architect for Syracuse University, where he oversees a growing environment of over 4,000 wireless access points in Syracuse, LA, DC, NYC, and at multiple European sites. He  designs and administers systems built on Cisco, Meraki, Aerohive, Exalt, Bluesocket, Ubiquity,  Ligowave, and Bridgewave networking gear, and has laid hands on several other brands of hardware in his 17 years at the University. In his current role he also consults on any and all wireless or radio technologies that may find their way onto campus.

With a love of technology partially spawned from a ten-year career in Electronic Warfare in the US Air Force, he’s a nerd through and through. Lee is an active Extra Class Amateur Radio operator (Call sign KI2K), and amateur photographer. CWNE #200.

Links with Tag @WiredNot

  1. Taking the Pulse of the WLAN Industry: Mobility Field Day 4 Approaches
  2. Evaluate Before You Purchase- Especially For Enterprise Wi-Fi
  3. What Wi-Fi Tools are MetaGeek and Oscium Cooking Up Together?
  4. Mojo (Arista) Answers The Layer 2 Situation for WLAN Migration To Cloud
  5. Why We’re Not All Flocking to Mist and Meraki Wireless: The Layer 2 Situation
  6. Nyansa Brings a Social Aspect to Network Analytics
  7. If Cisco Could Lower Their Marketing Hype, We Might Actually Be Able to Get to the Substance
  8. Clarity and Confusion- Fortinet and Arista at Mobility Field Day 3
  9. Catching Up With NETSCOUT at MFD3, Big News, and “Body Fade” Explained
  10. Figuring Out What Bothers Me About Wi-Fi and “Analytics”
  11. Arista Networks/Mojo- It’s Waaay Early
  12. Contemplating Mist Systems and Mobility Field Day 3
  13. NETSCOUT Rounds Out the G2 Line With Latest LinkRunner
  14. Nyansa Takes Analytics Beyond the Controller
  15. Future-Proofing Networks with Fabric-Attached Wi-Fi: Q&A with Extreme Networks’ Director of Wireless Product Management & Strategy
  16. Cape Networks Sees Into the WLAN- and Deeper
  17. Extreme Networks Has Good Footing to Lead Network Fabric Evolution from Hype to Reality | wirednot
  18. More Gee Whiz for the Netscout AirCheck G2
  19. Catching Up With Netscout on Their Flagship WLAN Support Tool
  20. Ubuiquiti is On Fire, I Tellya
  21. Mist Systems is the Cloud WLAN Vendor With a (not so) Secret Weapon
  22. Mojo Networks Touts Lower Networking Costs, No More Vendor Lock-In at Mobility Field Day 2
  23. Mist Systems Polishes Their Message at Mobility Field Day 2
  24. Mobility Field 2 Shows Evolving Nature of WLAN Industry
  25. Nyansa Brings Free Far-Ranging Wi-Fi Analytics View to All Takers
  26. NetBeez Provides Big WLAN Performance Views From a Very Small Package
  27. Mobility Field Day: Glimpsing a Complex Wi-Fi Future
  28. Sneak a Peek at an Antenna Giant’s Coming Street-Application Lineup
  29. A Little Point-to-Point Bridge Saves The Day
  30. Cambium Networks’ Quick Deploy Positioner is a Force-Multiplier
  31. Levis Stadium is Aruba Networks’ House, but Extreme Networks Has Piece of Super Bowl Pie
  32. My Wi-Fi Year in Review:2015
  33. Fascinating Worlds Are Colliding: Cradlepoint and Pertino
  34. Cradlepoint Shows Out At Wireless Field Day
  35. Quien es Mas Macho? A Beacon Battery Brouhaha!
  36. Xirrus Loses One, Wins One
  37. Cradlepoint Shows Out At Wireless Field Day
  38. Wireless Controllers Are Dead, They Just Don’t Know It
  39. There’s Wi-Fi, Then There’s Aruba Networks Wi-Fi at Levi’s Stadium
  40. Doing a Tech Presentation? Cover the Basics!
  41. A Voice of Clarity in the Fog of LTE-U
  42. Cambium Networks Bridging- Reviewed By Chris Lyttle
  43. Wireless Field Day 8 Takes “Wireless” Up a Notch
  44. 2014 WLAN in Review- A Different Perspective
  45. Goodbye, Motorola Wi-Fi. Hello, Zebra Technologies!
  46. Fluke Networks’ AirCheck- A Growing Family
  47. Re: Liking One Social Wi-Fi Case Study- and Disliking Another
  48. Liking One Social Wi-Fi Case Study- and Disliking Another
  49. The Wireless Tools They Are a-Changin’
  50. Mobile WLAN Tools: Pros & Cons
  51. In-Flight Wi-Fi- On the Way to Wireless Field Day 7
  52. The Great Wireless Field Day 7 Pre-Blog
  53. How A Dude Named Avi Scored Big For Xirrus
  54. Appreciating Aruba Networks’ Instant Mode
  55. Extreme Ways- At Wireless Field Day 6
  56. Aruba Networks Knows The Value Of Purchasing Well
  57. Xirrus Comes On Strong At Wireless Field Day 6
  58. Cloudpath Makes the Case For XpressConnect ES at Wireless Field Day 6
  59. Wireless Field Day 6- Dispatches From The Front
  60. What’s The Big Deal With Stadium Wi-Fi? Let Me Spell It Out For You
  61. Getting My Brain Ready For Wireless Field Day 6- Expectations
  62. Fluke Networks Updates AirMagnet Survey For 802.11ac
  63. MetaGeek Updates Chanalyzer
  64. Xirrian- The Official Language of Wi-FI Experts
  65. WLAN Management: How A Hospital Tackles The Complexity
  66. Aerohive Throws Hat Into The 802.11ac Ring
  67. Troubleshooting RF Problems: Fluke Launches Smart New Tool
  68. Here’s What I Want NOW From My Wireless Management System
  69. 7signal’s WLAN Performance Tools: Intriguing But Expensive
  70. Features, Products, Services… The Differences According to Aerohive
  71. Get To Know MetaGeek, Look at Your WLAN As You Really Should
  72. Wireless Is So Not About Wireless Networking Anymore
  73. The Little Adapter That Could… WildPackets Gives Us First 11ac Capture/Decode
  74. 802.11ac: Preparing to Troubleshoot
  75. The ‘New’ Enterprise WLAN Vendor
  76. What I Hope To Get From Wireless Field Day 5
  77. Cisco Announces Meraki Cloud-Managed Network Service
  78. Aruba’s 802.11ac Rollout Cleans Up Sticky Clients
  79. Motorola Launches 802.11ac APs
  80. We Might Be In The Business of Technology, But It’s The People That Make It Great
  81. WLAN Stress Tests: What’s the Use?
  82. 3 Lessons Learned from Wireless Field Day
  83. Location Services Are Heating Up
  84. When Good Wireless Feels Bad
  85. This “Field Day” Thing…